Pumps Glossary

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Pumps Glossary

PumpsTypeApplications
Accelerator (hot water) Rotodynamic
  • Domestic heating
  • Community heating and Air conditionning
  • House garden use
API 610 Pump Rotodynamic - Oil
  • Sulphur
  • Liquified Gas
  • Hot liquids
  • Nuclear and Thermal power plant
  • Ciment plant
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Refinery
API 674/675 Pump Rotodynamic
  • Sulphur
API 674/675 Pump Rotodynamic
  • Sulphur
Archimedean screw pump Positive displacement pump
  • Waste water
Axial flow pump Rotodynamic
  • Clear water
  • Water supply
  • Marine
  • Sea water
  • Drainage - Dewatering
  • Dry dock
Axially split centrifugal pump Rotodynamic
  • Dry dock
  • Water supply
  • Nuclear and Thermal power plant
  • Oil
  • Sea water
  • Geothermal
  • Desalination
  • Underground storage
  • Hydrotest
  • Re-injection
Barrel emptying pump Rotodynamic
  • Barrel emptying
Barrel pump Rotodynamic
  • Chemical
  • Ciment plant
  • Nuclear and Thermal power plant
  • Oil
  • Refinery
  • Re-injection
  • Clear water
Channel impeller pump Rotodynamic
  • Liquid - Manure
  • Water treatment - lifting
  • Marine
  • Sugar mill
  • Wine industry
  • Waste water
  • Public works
  • Brewery
  • Chemical
  • Paper Mill
  • Metallurgy
  • Abrasive liquids
  • Mud
Concrete casing pump Rotodynamic
  • Water supply
Diaphragm pump Positive displacement pump
  • Viscous liquids
  • Marine
  • Abrasive liquids
  • Ciment plant
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Waste water
  • Mud
  • Chemical
Food liquid pump Rotodynamic
  • Food and Agronomy
Fountain pump Rotodynamic
  • Fountains
  • Water jets
Gear pump Rotodynamic
  • Machine shop
  • Viscous liquids
  • Lubrication
  • Hydrotest
  • Fuel injection
Glandless pump Rotodynamic
  • Nuclear and Thermal power plant
  • Chemical
Hand pump Positive displacement pump
  • House garden use
  • Clear water
Hydraulic ram Rotodynamic
  • Agriculture
  • Water supply
Hydro ejector Rotodynamic
  • House garden use
  • Agriculture
  • Borehole - Deep well
  • Water supply
In line pump Rotodynamic
  • Sea water
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Liquified Gas
  • Refinery
  • Chemical
  • Marine
  • Clear water
  • Brewery
  • Sugar mill
Liquid ring pump Rotodynamic
  • Fountains
  • Water jets
  • Marine
  • House garden use
Lobe pump Positive displacement pump
  • Food and Agronomy
  • Brewery
  • Chemical
  • Paper Mill
  • Plastic Industry
  • Wine industry
  • Viscous liquids
  • Fragile liquids
  • Paint - Dyeing - Emulsion
Macerator pump Rotodynamic
  • Waste water
  • Mud
  • Water treatment
  • lifting
Mixed flow pump Rotodynamic
  • Irrigation
  • Circulation - Cooling
  • Agriculture
  • Desalination
  • Water supply
  • Nuclear and Thermal power plant
  • Borehole - Deep well
  • Drainage - Dewatering
  • Refinery
  • Sea water
  • Marine
  • Clear water
  • Dry dock
  • Paper Mill
Multi stage centrifugal pump Rotodynamic
  • House garden use
  • Brewery
  • Agriculture
  • Re-injection
  • Fire fighting
  • Booster
  • Paint - Dyeing - Emulsion
  • Chemical
  • Refinery
  • Wine industry
  • Clear water
  • Paper Mill
  • Sea water
  • Sugar mill
  • Plastic Industry
  • Food and Agronomy
  • Liquified Gas
  • Public works
  • Ciment plant
  • Mine drainage
  • Marine
  • Geothermal
  • Pressure cleaning
  • Water supply
  • Drainage boosting
  • Community heating and Air conditionning
  • Irrigation
  • Desalination
  • Domestic heating
  • Storage
  • Circulation - Cooling
  • Gas washing
  • Watering - Spraying
  • Distillery
NF E 44-111 standard pump Rotodynamic
  • House garden use
  • Agriculture
  • Mine drainage
  • Drainage boosting
  • Dry dock
  • Fire fighting
  • Borehole - Deep well
  • Chemical
  • Clear water
  • Brewery
  • Ciment plant
  • Desalination
  • Swimming pool
  • Food and Agronomy
  • Water treatment - lifting
  • Sugar mill
  • Metallurgy
  • Wine industry
  • Geothermal
  • Steel industry (Scales-Siudges)
  • Marine
  • Storage
  • Water supply
  • Nuclear and Thermal power plant
  • Circulation - Cooling
  • Plastic Industry
  • Community heating and Air conditionning
  • Domestic heating
  • Paper Mill
  • Fuel injection
NF E 44-121/ISO 2858 pump Rotodynamic
  • Hot liquids
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Paper Mill
  • Liquified Gas
  • Nuclear and Thermal power plant
  • Ciment plant
  • Refinery
  • Steel industry (Scales-Siudges)
  • Sugar mill
  • Plastic Industry
  • Clear water
  • Geothermal
  • Metallurgy
  • Gas washing
  • Chemical
  • Oil
Peristaltic pump Positive displacement pump
  • Viscous liquids
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Laboratory
  • Food and Agronomy
  • Fragile liquids
  • Paint - Dyeing - Emulsion
  • Wine industry
Piston pump Positive displacement pump
  • Liquified Gas
  • Food and Agronomy
  • Agriculture
  • Mine drainage
  • Mud
  • Clear water
  • Re-injection
  • Viscous liquids
  • Brewery
  • Pressure cleaning
  • Oil
  • Lubrication
  • Liquid - Manure
Proportioning pump Positive displacement pump
  • Oil
  • Chemical
  • Refinery
  • Dosing
Screw pump Positive displacement pump
  • Lubrication
  • Marine
  • Paper Mill
  • Chemical
  • Ciment plant
  • Distillery
  • Oil
  • Machine shop
  • Plastic Industry
  • Fuel injection
  • Refinery
  • Viscous liquids
  • Sulphur
  • Nuclear and Thermal power plant
  • Brewery
  • Food and Agronomy
  • Paint - Dyeing - Emulsion
  • Sugar mill
Self priming pump Rotodynamic
  • Agriculture
  • Chemical
  • Marine
  • Public works
  • Sump - Cellar drainage
Shower pump Rotodynamic
  • House garden use
  • Swimming pool
Side channel pump Rotodynamic
  • Chemical
  • Liquified Gas
  • Marine
  • Vehicule (loading & unloading)
Single stage centrifugal pump Rotodynamic
  • Domestic heating
  • Storage
  • Refinery
  • Marine
  • Community heating and Air conditionning
  • Public works
  • Water supply
  • Plastic Industry
  • Paper Mill
  • Sugar mill
  • Water treatment - lifting
  • Wine industry
  • Chemical
  • Ciment plant
  • Circulation - Cooling
  • Irrigation
  • House garden use
  • Fire fighting
  • Vehicule (loading & unloading)
  • Clear water
  • Distillery
  • Swimming pool
  • Dry dock
  • Sea water
  • Geothermal
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Agriculture
  • Desalination
  • Food and Agronomy
  • Brewery
Submersible borehole pump Rotodynamic
  • Geothermal
  • Marine
  • Agriculture
  • Underground storage
  • Mine drainage
  • Dry dock
  • Borehole - Deep well
  • Watering - Spraying
  • Fire fighting
  • Water supply
  • Storage
  • Irrigation
  • Public works
  • Booster
  • House garden use
  • Clear water
  • Liquified Gas
  • Sea water
Submersible pump Rotodynamic
  • Agriculture
  • Liquid - Manure
  • Charged liquids
  • Distillery
  • Food and Agronomy
  • Brewery
  • Chemical
  • Waste water
  • Sea water
  • Clear water
  • Ciment plant
Swimming pool pump Rotodynamic
  • Swimming pool
Torque flow pump Rotodynamic
  • Food and Agronomy
  • Waste water
  • Brewery
  • Paper Mill
  • Water treatment - lifting
  • Chemical
  • Sugar mill
  • Wine industry
  • Marine
  • Mud
Turbine pump Rotodynamic
  • Desalination
  • Refinery
  • Oil
  • Geothermal